Nov 2022
Author(s): Alviarez, Vanessa;Saad, Ayhab
Intra-firm trade, from parents to affiliates, has been combined with standard models of multinational production (MP) to deliver gravity-style predictions for foreign affiliates' sales.…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Cavalcanti, Tiago;Hasna, Zeina;Santos, Cezar
We evaluate the aggregate and distributional effects of climate change mitigation policies using a multi-sector equilibrium model with intersectoral input-output linkages and worker heterogeneity…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Cavalcanti, Tiago;Fernandes, Leticia;Rachter, Laísa;Santos, Cezar
We investigate how changes in barriers to female labor force participation and in the child penalty affect occupational decisions, fertility and income. We build a general equilibrium model of…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Alviarez, Vanessa;Cevallos Fujiy, Brian;Święcki, Tomasz
We study how disruptions in international production networks propagate across countries. We use comprehensive data on natural disasters around the globe over the last two decades from the EM-DAT and…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Mosqueira, Edgardo;Gaetani, Francisco;Lafuente, Mariano
This technical note compares the value chains and macro-processes of the Ministry of Economy (ME) of Brazil against the relevant management models and practices used by the ministries of finance,…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Mosqueira, Edgardo;Gaetani, Francisco;Lafuente, Mariano
Esta nota técnica compara as cadeias de valor e os macroprocessos do Ministério da Economia (ME) do Brasil em relação aos modelos e práticas de gesto relevantes usados pelos ministérios da fazenda,…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Filippo, Agustín;Guaipatín, Carlos;Navarro, Lucas;Wyss, Federico
Factores externos están causando disrupciones en la cadena de suministros de semiconductores a nivel global, comprometiendo la competitividad de sectores intensivos en tecnología. Como respuesta, las…
Aug 2021
Author(s): Alviarez, Vanessa;Fioretti, Michele;Kikkawa, Ken;Morlacco, Monica
Firms in global value chains (GVCs) are granular and exert bargaining power over the terms of trade. We show that these features are crucial to understanding the well-established variation in prices…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Chung, Jinmyeong;Yoo, Jiseon
As the global economy and workforce are constantly being diversified with a greater emphasis on technology, 21st Century citizens are required to acquire basic digital literacy competencies. In this…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Ayres, João;Raveendranathan, Gajendran
We analyze shocks to productivity, collateral constraint (credit shock), firm operation, and labor disutility in a model of firm dynamics with entry and exit. Shocks to firm operation and labor…
May 2021
Author(s): Trachtenberg, Danielle
This paper uses data on policy measures affecting services operation and trade to document and estimate the impact of different types of policy measures on services exports and imports, with a focus…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Colina Unda, Vanessa
How many times have you heard the term "human-centered design"? How about "human-centered technology"? These terms are often used interchangeably in conversations involving…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Colina Unda, Vanessa
¿Cuántas veces has escuchado el término "diseño centrado en personas"? ¿Qué tal "tecnología centrada en personas"? Estos términos se utilizan a menudo de manera intercambiable en…
Feb 2021
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio;Huici, Héctor;Puig Gabarró, Pau;Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Este documento analiza el estado de los fondos de servicio universal en América Latina y el Caribe y desarrolla recomendaciones específicas relativas a criterios de eficiencia, estabilidad,…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Silva Paredes, Mariana;Araujo Gutiérrez, Zuelclady Ma. F.;Ramírez García, José;Aliaga Lordemann, Javier;Noriega Navarrete, Diana Verónica;Hernández Carreto, Manuel Alejandro
This Guideline is a tool to address issues on EST in national and sectorial policies and plans to relieve the negative effects of climate change in LAC. Its main objectives are: i) To be a practical…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Genova, Jared;Sáenz, Luis;Caimanque, Rodrigo;Kopelman, Tatiana;Navarrete, Jesús
The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the various resilience planning frameworks and explore their connections to cultural heritage and practices with especial reference to the…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Genova, Jared;Sáenz, Luis;Caimanque, Rodrigo;Kopelman, Tatiana;Navarrete, Jesús
Este documento presenta la experiencia de Nueva Orleans en la construcción de la resiliencia de la ciudad a través del patrimonio cultural en respuesta a los efectos del huracán Katrina y las…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Berlinski, Samuel;Ferreyra, María Marta;Flabbi, Luca;Martin, Juan David
We develop and estimate a model of child care markets that endogenizes both demand and supply. On the demand side, families with a child make consumption, labor supply, and child-care decisions…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Aruoba, S. Boragan;Drazen, Allan;Vlaicu, Razvan
The opportunity to run for reelection provides a significant incentive for incumbent U.S. governors to exert effort, creating a disciplining effect. This improves policy outcomes by 4.9 percent.…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Aruoba, S. Boragan;Drazen, Allan;Vlaicu, Razvan
La oportunidad para presentarse a la reelección representa un incentivo importante para que los gobernadores actuales en Estados Unidos se esfuercen y creen un efecto disciplinante. Esto mejora los…